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- Read MorePublished 24/03/17, by Rachel HaywardFunding Consultation Thank you to all the parents that contacted their MP’s and completed the funding consultation. Certainly the outcry over funding for schools has frequently been in the news. Hopefully, Justine Greening has h
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School Fund Request, International Evening, Safeguarding, Governors and Forthcoming EventsPublished 10/03/17, by Rachel Hayward
School Fund Request
At a recent funding meeting in School several parents had reported that they had not seen the request for School Fund for the academic year 2016-17. The request went out in a previous email.
The request is for £5 a month or £60 a year per student. This can be paid by Parent Pay or by standing order.
Currently, we have received £5,216 which is very short of the £49,200 we could expect if everyone made their contribution. As you can imagine this means that we cannot do some of the things that we have planned in order to benefit your daughters/sons. I would be very grateful if parents would pay the amount indicated as this really would help in enhancing the curriculum and premises.
No doubt, parents are aware that there is a funding crisis in education and we at the school are working hard to provide the very best education for students in our care.
What a fantastic celebration of our different cultures last night! I was delighted to see so many students taking part showing off their linguistic skills. I wish to thank Isobel, Harrison, Charlotte and Emily for organising such a fantastic evening.
Thank you also to the parents for their support, especially as the students were collecting money for the charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders). I will let you know in my next email how much was collected.
Safeguarding Policy and Early Offer of Help
Please be aware that the above two documents are on our website so please read them to see how we fulfil our responsibility concerning Safeguarding. The policies can be found on:
The Governors are looking for people with skills in Marketing, HR or Buildings to join the Governing Body. If anyone can offer these skills and is prepared to sit on the Governing Body then please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Tuesday, 14th March, World Challenge meeting Years 10 and 11 in the Hall at 6.30pm.
- Tuesday, 4th April, Leavers’ Concert in the Hall at 7.00pm.
- Friday, 28th April, Birthday Celebration in Gloucester Cathedral at 2.00pm.
With best wishes
Ewa Sawicka, Headteacher